You are browsing the Acrylic wood panels manufactured by Livas. In this article, you will find out details about Acrylic wood panels and get updated with the latest market price list.
What is Acrylic wood panel?
First, let’s find out what Acrylic material is. Simply saying, Acrylic is an industrial plastic. A number of petroleum-based compounds are synthesized to produce this plastic. Therefore, Acrylic materials are usually highly durable.
Acrylic plastic usually offers a fairly glossy, smooth surface with extremely diverse colors. Therefore, Acrylic wood panels are gradually replacing traditional PU paints in interior architecture.
Now, as we have learned about what Acrylic plastic is, we should be able to answer the question: What is Acrylic Wood Panel? Very simple, this is a type of wooden panel covered with a layer of Acrylic plastic on the surface. However, unlike conventional materials such as white enamel wood panels with Poly or PU paint coating, this material often has a deeper glossiness. Therefore, it is also known as: high gloss wood.
Structure of Acrylic wood panels
Based on its concept, we can easily understand the structure of Acrylic wood panels. An Acrylic wood panel consists of 2 parts: the wood base and the covered acrylic layer.
The wood base can be made from various industrial woods such as MDF, PVC. You should carefully find out about the types of this wood base to have the most suitable selection for your needs and budget before proceeding to manufacture Acrylic wood panels.
How is Acrylic wood panel manufactured?
The process for manufacturing Acrylic wood panels is not too different from that for conventional coated woods. It involves 3 steps as follows:
– Step 1: First, clean the wood panels and the back of the Acrylic sheet.
– Step 2: Cast a layer of special glue on the panel surface.
– Step 3: Put into a cold press using a certain standard pressure and in a certain time (about 4h – 5h) for a firm wooden panel.
A press can work with 50-100 sheets depending on the thickness of the acrylic wood panels. As you can see, the manufacturing of this type of wood panel is not too complicated, but requires meticulousness and care. For the Acrylic layer to be uniform and defect-free, the fabricators need to be very meticulous in the process of casting the Acrylic sheet.
Classification of Acrylic Wood Panels
Besides the classification by color, size, and thickness, Acrylic Wood Panels can also be categorized by type as follows:
1- Crystal Acrylic Wood Panel
2- High Gloss Acrylic Wood Panel
3- Anti-scratch Acrylic Wood Panel
In particular, a crystal acrylic wood panel is a line of wooden panels laminated by an Acrylic layer which is transparent and bright like crystal. It is highly appreciated for luxurious and impressive surface design. This type of Acrylic panel is suitable for central spaces or places with lots of light.
High gloss acrylic wood panel is a type of wooden panel laminated by an Acrylic layer which has a mirror-like shine. This is the traditional acrylic and mostly used on the market today. With glossy design, high gloss Acrylic wood panels will add a new, bright and extremely modern look to your home space.
And finally, anti-scratch Acrylic wood panels are improved with anti-scratch feature to overcome the disadvantages of traditional Acrylic. With anti-scratch Acrylic wood panel, you no longer have to worry about scratches which can compromise aesthetic values of your furniture.
Applications of Acrylic wood panel in today’s life
Although certain disadvantages are inevitable, with outstanding advantages, Acrylic wood panels are still the top choice and favored by many customers. In modern architectural style today, Acrylic wood panels have been widely used with a variety of applications.
Acrylic wood panels can be used for kitchen cabinets, kitchen shelves, bars, wardrobes, TV cabinets, etc. Actually speaking, most household items can use this material, especially in apartments and modern architectural spaces.